Bobby Lashley is an American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw roster.
He is an eight-time world champion, having held the WWE Championship twice, the ECW World Championship twice, and the TNA World Heavyweight Championship four times. He also held the Intercontinental Championship twice and the United States Championship three times, the TNA X Division Championship once and the TNA King of the Mountain Championship once.
In November 2003 he signed a development contract with Ohio Valley Wrestling (a satellite federation of WWE) where, under the ring name Blaster Lashley, he joined the stable of Bolin Services together with Mike Mondo and Kenny Dykstra. In mid-2005 he wrestled a few dark matches on both the SmackDown! that in that of Raw and, after the same stable begins to crumble, changes his ring name to Bobby Lashley.
Between 2008 and 2016 he also fought mixed martial arts, winning the heavyweight title at Shark Fights in 2011.
Bobby Lashley is a 1999 graduate of Missouri Valley College. In the summer of 2007 he began a relationship with wrestler Kristal Marshall, with whom he had two children: Myles, born in 2008, and Naomi, born in 2011. The couple separated in April 2012.